About Mrs Schneider

I teach music at St Teresa’s and Poplar Primary in the London Borough of Merton. I am interested in using blogging to teach music. I love twitter, reading, radio 4 and I am a HUGE fan of The Archers

Chinese New Year 2018 – year of the dog



Chinese New Year is an important traditional Chinese holidays. Millions of people all over the world will be celebrating on 15 February. This will be the Year of the Dog.


Gong Xi is a very popular song written in the 1940’s. Originally it was written to celebrate the end of the war but then someone wrote lyrics to turn it into a new year song. Gong Xi means congratulations! We will be learning to sing this in our music lessons.

Below are lots of different video’s of the same song and if you scroll down to the final video you can learn how to play it on a keyboard.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFqlnHaz_Co